Christine Gregoire

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{{#badges: tobaccowiki}} Christine Gregoire is the Democratic governor of Washington state since 2005.[1]

2004 election

In November 2004, Gregoire beat Republican Dino Rossi for the governorship by just 129 votes out of the 2.8 million cast. Rossi and the GOP sued in January to try to set aside the closest governor's race in the nation's history. Finally in June 2005, Rossi decided to give up his fight to legally challenge the close election. He decided not to press ahead to the state Supreme Court with the case.[2]

2008 election

In 2008, Gregoire again beat Republican Dino Rossi, but this time by a much bigger margin than in 2004, (53.2% to 46.8%).[3]

Associations

Contact

Office of the Governor
PO Box 40002
Olympia, WA 98504-0002
Phone: 360-902-4111
Fax: 360-753-4110
Web: http://www.governor.wa.gov

Resources and articles

References

  1. Chris Gregoire profile, The Washington Post, accessed January 2011.
  2. Gregory Roberts, "Judge upholds Gregoire's election; Rossi won't appeal", Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 6, 2005.
  3. Washington Governor Polling Data, Real Clear Politics, accessed January 2011.
  4. Board of Directors and Advisory Committee, Thrive by Five, accessed December 11, 2007.

External resources

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